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The Increased Effect of Elections and Changing Prime Ministers on Topics Discussed in the Australian Federal Parliament between 1901 and 2018

  title={The Increased Effect of Elections and Changing Prime Ministers on Topics Discussed in the Australian Federal Parliament between 1901 and 2018},
  author={Rohan Alexander and Monica J. Alexander},
Politics and discussion in parliament is likely to be influenced by the party in power and associated election cycles. However, little is known about the extent to which these events affect discussion and how this has changed over time. We systematically analyse how discussion in the Australian Federal Parliament changes in response to two types of political events: elections and changed prime ministers. We use a newly constructed dataset of what was said in the Australian Federal Parliament… 



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